Season 2 Episode 5

Horse of a Slightly Different Color

Aired Wednesday 8:30 PM Jan 22, 1974 on NBC
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Horse of a Slightly Different Color

Banacek tries to figure out how a $5 million racehorse was switched for another during its morning workout.

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Anne Francis

Anne Francis

Katherine Wells

Guest Star

Tim O'Connor

Tim O'Connor

Howard James

Guest Star

Lane Bradbury

Lane Bradbury

Sally James

Guest Star

Ralph Manza

Ralph Manza

Jay Drury

Recurring Role

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  • QUOTES (11)

    • Felix: This is all happened in--what do you call it?--California. There is a whole country in-between.
      Banacek: Which one?

    • DeWitt: Banacek. as a favor to me.
      Banacek: You're kidding.
      DeWitt: Plus 10% of $5 million.
      Banacek: That is a start.

    • Hargroves: All that talk and he winds up working for me after all.
      DeWitt: I'm afraid you're wrong, Mr. Hargroves. He's working for me.
      Banacek: You're both wrong. I'm working for me.

    • Banacek: There is an old Polish proverb that says... "the chicken that clucks the loudest is the one most likely to go to the steamfitters' picnic."

    • Katherine: How much do you get?
      Banacek: Ten percent of the insured value, if I succeed.
      Katherine: What do you get if you don't succeed?
      Banacek: A little older.

    • Katherine: Come on, Mr. Banacek.
      Banacek: Invitation or order?
      Katherine: Whichever you prefer.
      Banacek: Well, that's up to you. I don't take orders.
      Katherine: Then it's an invitation.
      Banacek: Then I accept.

    • Banacek: You don't think very much of men, do you?
      Katherine: In my circle, men seem to be in short supply.
      Banacek: Maybe you should make bigger circles.
      Katherine: Is that an invitation or a prescription?

    • Owen Summers: Well, there goes one tough little package.
      Banacek: Maybe all she needs is someone to unwrap her. I'm sorry, but you set me up.
      Owen Summers: I guess I did.

    • Banacek: You know what worries me about your thinking, Jay. Sometimes I can really follow it.

    • Katherine: As long as I have known you, you have never been able to face an unpleasant fact.
      Sally: Oh, I don't know. He's faced you every day.

    • Banacek: There is an old Polish proverb that says, "Only someone with nothing to be sorry about smiles back at the rear of an elephant."
      Sally: I bet you make those up to fit every occasion, don't you?
      Banacek: Me, tamper with the wisdom of the people?

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